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Sheriff Golden Warns Of Fireworks Danger

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is warning County residents of the dangers that fireworks pose to the lives and limbs of residents celebrating our nation’s Independence over the Fourth of July holiday.

“The result of fireworks being handled in the wrong way can cause serious injuries,” Sheriff Golden said. “It’s important to know that the danger is not only limited to general Fourth of July fireworks. Even sparklers, which are now exempt from the state’s fireworks ban, should be kept away from small children, as they can easily cause harm.”

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Posted: June 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County Life, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Warns Of Fireworks Danger

President Trump Tweets MAGA Choir Video for Independence Day

On President Donald Trump’s first Independence Day as president he tweeted out a song written just for him, one that celebrates his administration. Last weekend the First Baptist Church in Dallas performed a new song penned in honor of the president at the “Celebrate Freedom Rally” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The piece is… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 4th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Donald Trump, Unitied States of America | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Sheriff Golden Warns Of Dangers of Fireworks

Sheriff Shaun Golden

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is urging all residents and visitors to enjoy their 4th of July holiday celebrations while staying safe from the dangers of illegal fireworks.

“The result of fireworks being handled in the wrong way can cause serious injuries,” said Sheriff Golden. “It’s important to know that the danger is not only limited to general Fourth of July fireworks. Even sparklers should be kept away from children, as they can easily cause harm.”

Fireworks are dangerous, illegal and should only be handled by the professionals, Golden said.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 230 people on average are treated for fireworks related injuries on a daily basis during the month around the July 4th holiday.

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Posted: June 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Warns Of Dangers of Fireworks

Seaside Heights fireworks display washed out by wave

SEASIDE HEIGHTS — The Fourth of July fireworks show in Seaside Heights Saturday night was a washout, literally. A large wave ran so far up the shore, that it soaked all the fireworks set up on the beach, the borough said in a Facebook post. “The fireworks were set up closer to the surf than usual… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 5th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Seaside Heights fireworks display washed out by wave

Poof! KaBoom Fireworks Gone

The annual spectacular Red Bank fireworks will not happen this July, according to a report in the Red Bank-Shrewsbury Patch.

“Following a several month-long process of examination and discussion, the KaBoom executive committee has concluded that KaBoom as we know it is not sustainable in the current economy, taking into account escalating costs to maintain public safety coupled with the increasing costs of products and services related to the event,” KaBoom Committee Chairman Tim Hogan said in a release. “KaBoom is a victim of its own successgiant water slide. Each year brought increasing numbers of visitors to Red Bank, especially as towns throughout New Jersey cancelled their own Fourth of July fireworks displays. Our security costs doubled in the last three years, and although we raised more money in 2011 than ever before, we continued to incur a deficit with each succeeding year.”

Posted: February 15th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, New Jersey, Red Bank | Tags: , , , | 11 Comments »